Adult Literacy Service

The Adult Literacy Service provides free and confidential group classes and one-to-one tuition for adults who wish to improve their reading, writing, spellings, maths or basic computer skills.

Classes are part-time and are provided by trained tutors in a friendly and informal atmosphere.  Classes are available throughout Laois and Offaly.  We provide a mixture of daytime and evening classes.

We offer the following courses:

  •     Reading, writing and spelling courses
  •     Basic numeracy courses
  •     Basic computer courses
  •     Driver Theory classes
  •     Workplace learning courses
  •     Family learning courses
  •     English for Speakers of Other Languages

We also offer accreditation (certified qualifications) in:

  •    QQI modules, Levels 1-4
  •     Junior Certificate English and Maths
  •     Leaving Certificate English and Maths

Download our current brochure here



Laois Adult Literacy Service Offaly Adult Literacy Service


Lisa McEvoy Alison McEvoy or Marina O’Malley


(057) 8661338  (057) 9349424 / (057) 9349426

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Portlaoise FET Centre, Tower Hill, Portlaoise Tullamore FET Centre, Castle Buildings, Tara Street, Tullamore


The Adult Literacy programme is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.

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